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Thomas (Toenis) Arentsz, an Anabaptist martyr burned at the stake with two others 28 June 1553, at Leeuwarden in Friesland, Netherlands. He was (re)baptized, rejected the Catholic doctrine of transubstantiation, and believed "that all that is done in the (Catholic) church is idolatry." He persisted in his heresy, i.e., he died as a loyal member of the Mennonite church.

Bibliography

Hoop Scheffer, Jacob Gijsbert de. Inventaris der Archiefstukken berustende bij de Vereenigde Doopsgezinde Gemeente to Amsterdam. 2 v. Amsterdam: Uitgegeven en ten geschenke aangeboden door den Kerkeraad dier Gemeente, 1883-1884: v. I, No. 746.

Reitsma, J. Honderd jaren uit de geschiedenis der Hervorming ... in Friesland. Leeuwarden, 1876: 63.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Thomas Arentsz (d. 1553)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 11 Jul 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Thomas_Arentsz_(d._1553)&oldid=78138.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Thomas Arentsz (d. 1553). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 11 July 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Thomas_Arentsz_(d._1553)&oldid=78138.




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